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    Default Another wwyd... Nephews bday party

    So I'm curious to know what others would do...
    Received an invite from SIL to our nephew's first birthday party

    It's at a park over an hour drive away
    No food or drink is provided
    It's smack bang in the middle of dd's midday nap time (her only nap)
    No other family will be there (ILs are on holiday)
    We really really dislike the other people going- SILs friends and their kids (SIL knows we do not like her friends)

    This is the only day during the week DH and I have together as I'm working the next day
    We had an excuse so she offered to change it to a date that suited us

    Would you suck it up and go?
    Or tell SIL that you really don't want to go but offer to catch up privately?

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    I would suck it up and go. its family.

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    It's about your nephew not you or your sil friends. I would go, wouldn't miss it!

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    Suck it up. No questions. It's family that is what you do.

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    I would go but take a picnic if needed and be prepared that people will think that's rude.

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    Definitely suck it up and go!

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    I would go. Talk to the people I liked and treat it as a family day at the park

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    I'd go too.
    Your DD will probably sleep in the car on the way there if it's an hour's drive, or on the way back.

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    If I really didn't want to go I'd definitely arrange to catch up and spoil my nephew privately.
    If I did go, I'd just tune the others out (the ones you don't get along with) and focus on the birthday boy, maybe just stay a short while and definitely bring some snacks or eat before/after the party.
    How old is your DD? Being a one hour drive there and back my bub would definitely sleep in the car so I wouldn't stress too much about the whole nap thing.


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    Suck it up and go. But I would bish and moan all the way there and back, lol. But you really do have to go especially if there's no other family going and they've organised the date to suit you


 

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